The Benefits of the PEP Warmup
If you’ve been around sports for even a little bit, you’ve probably heard of an ACL injury. It happens to professional, recreational, and competitive athletes in various sports, and it’s becoming more and more common.
The good new is, you can help your young athlete avoid ACL injuries!
Holly Silvers is the Director of Research at the Santa Monica Sports Medicine Foundation/ISS and the inventor of the PEP warmup, designed to help athletes avoid suffering ACL injuries. Holly tells us why these injuries are 2-10 times more prevalent in women than in men, why ACL tear rates seem to be increasing among NBA players, and how to warm up and cool down before and after workouts.
For all that information and more, take a listen!
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